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G7 chair Japan urged to lead global efforts to rebuild Ukraine
With Friday marking one year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, calls have been mounting for Japan to take the lead in global support for …
Emperor Naruhito expresses sorrow at world suffering and prays for peace
The emperor also expressed hopes that people would support each other to overcome challenges like the COVID-19 pandemic and skyrocketing costs of living.
LDP gives OK to bill introducing immigration detention review system
The new bill also calls for creating a “quasi-refugee” status for those fleeing armed conflict who do not fall under the U.N.’s narrow definition of …
Washington’s concern grows as Beijing steps up diplomatic initiatives with Moscow
China’s diplomatic push comes as it plans to unveil its own peace plan for the Ukraine conflict to mark the first anniversary of the invasion.
A year after war broke out, Ukrainian evacuees take life in Japan one step at a time
Forced to abandon careers, education plans and other opportunities at home, those who made the 8,000 kilometer journey to East Asia have had their lives …
12 years after 3/11, Miyagi’s governor wants world to see prefecture’s recovery
The prefecture, which was devastated by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, will host a meeting of science and technology ministers from the G7 advanced economies …

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How will it end? No easy answers over Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Analysts fear the conflict will not end anytime soon and that its intensity risks increasing in year two.
New challenges have forced Japanese companies to address economic security
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Moguls title contender Anri Kawamura to miss worlds due to injury
Japanese women’s moguls title hopeful Anri Kawamura will miss the ongoing freestyle ski world championships in Georgia due to injury, the Ski Association of Japan …
Leiji Matsumoto, famed for ‘Space Battleship Yamato’ anime, dies at 85
The manga artist, also known for the series “Galaxy Express 999,” died of acute heart failure at a Tokyo hospital on Feb. 13, his company …

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